Meg was too much absorbed in her private and particular John to care for any other lords of creation, and Beth too shy to do more than peep at them and wonder how Amy dared to order them about so, but Jo felt quite in her own element, and found it very difficult
to refrain from imitating the gentlemanly attitudes, phrases, and feats, which seemed more natural to her than the decorums prescribed for young ladies.
He was too young then to have opinions of his own about people, but at times it was difficult
for him not to have very definite opinions about the woman who was his mother.
The conditions in the Copan valley are likely to be still more difficult
to overcome, and I feel that I risk failure without your young energy and your inventive mind to aid in the work and to suggest possible means of attaining our object.
On the train it was very difficult
to get milk for the babies and to keep their bottles clean.
Climate may have had great influence on the former, but it is difficult
to see how it can have produced the substantial difference which exists in the latter.
Over these, nature hath formed passes, that are less difficult
than might be expected from a view of such huge piles.
I imagine it would be very difficult
to carry a piano over those mountains," said Christie laughingly, to avoid the collateral of the banjo.
Familiar as it stands in the writer's recollection,--for it has been an object of curiosity with him from boyhood, both as a specimen of the best and stateliest architecture of a longpast epoch, and as the scene of events more full of human interest, perhaps, than those of a gray feudal castle,--familiar as it stands, in its rusty old age, it is therefore only the more difficult
to imagine the bright novelty with which it first caught the sunshine.
It might be difficult
-- and it was so -- to conceive how he should exist hereafter, so earthly and sensuous did he seem; but surely his existence here, admitting that it was to terminate with his last breath, had been not unkindly given; with no higher moral responsibilities than the beasts of the field, but with a larger scope of enjoyment than theirs, and with all their blessed immunity from the dreariness and duskiness of age.
I had undertaken, with my companion, to see it out, and I was under a charm, apparently, that could smooth away the extent and the far and difficult
connections of such an effort.
But this is not surprising; it is very difficult
to get accurate details in any country.
She felt instinctively that this was wrong and mean, and whenever the feeling of remorse was strong within her she made a desperate effort to please her grim and difficult